Day 1: Terelj National Park
Terelj National park is located in the east of Ulaanbaatar. It can be the most famous place for visitors because of it's location. It's landscape is colorful and with wonderful alpine scenery. Travelers can take leisurely strolls on meadows carpeted with variety of wild flowers view fascinating rock formations against a backdrop of pine-covered mountains.This place is accessible all year round for plenty of activities. You can go hiking, climbing, dog sledding and skiing, do horse and camel riding.
The Statue Complex of Chinggis Khaan
Chinggis Khaan's statue was built in 2008, 40m high stainless steel. It was located on top of the hill named Tsonjin Boldog where Chinggis Khaan found horse whip back in 13th century. It is considered to be the biggest Horseman's statue in the world so far. There are museum and exhibition hall of development of Mongolian Ger in the basement, giant model of national boot and some souviner shops in the 1st floor, restaurant in the 2nd floor. You’ll be able to get on the horse head by using both elevator and stairs, admiring the view on it.
Day 2: Tsagaan Suvarga / The White Stupa/
The scarp of Tsagaan Suvarga is located in the south west of Dundgobi province. It is a sheer slope that was an ancient seabed that featured a sedimentary structure that was created over millions of years by natural erosions. This formation is over 60m tall at its highest point and continues for an impressive length of 400m. It changes its color by angle of sun shine because the soil contains some minerals such as, zinc and iron.
Day 3: Yolyn Am /Yol valley/
Yol valley is a deep and narrow gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains of southern Mongolia. The valley is named after the Lammergeier, which is called Yol in Mongolian. Yol is an scavenger, type of vulture which is commonly found in this area. Yol valley is located in the Zuun Saikhanii Nuruu /Eastern Beauty/ subrange of the Three Beauties of the Gobi. Yoliin Am is notable for a deep ice field that reaches several meters thick by end of winter. The wild Ram and Ibex can be spotted in this area.
Day 4: Khongoryn Els
Khongoryn els are some of largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia. It’s known as the Duut Mankhan /singing dune-from the sound they make when the sand is moved by the wind/, they are up to 250m high, 12km wide, 110km long. The largest dunes are at the northwestern corner of the range. From a far the dunes look painted on the south horizon in front of those granite mountains. Activities you do are camel trekking over the foot of dunes and climbing up to the singing dune.
Day 5: Bayanzag /Flaming Cliff/
Bayanzag, also known as Flaming Cliffs in the heart of Gobi Desert are home to the fossils of ancient creatures from the dog-sized herbivore Protoceratops to the ferocious predator Velociraptor. The red sand cliff which looks reddish especially at sunset. The Mongolian name Bayanzag means “Rich of Saxaul shrubs” cause there is a forest of that desert trees. The name “Flaming Cliff” was given by American adventurer Roy Chapman Andrew who was the leader of expedition team which unearthed some parts of Mongolian Gobi. They found first dinosaur egg and some unique fossils in this area.
Day 6: The Ruin of Ongi Monastery
Formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia, Ongi monastery was founded in 1660 and consisted of two temple complexes on the north and south banks of the Ongi river. The older “Barlim” southern complex consisted of various administrative buildings as well as 11 temples. The “Khutagt” northern complex was built in 18th century, consisted of 17 temples and grounds 4 buddhist universities which accommodated over thousand monks at a time. The monastery was completely destroyed and over 200 monks were murdered by communists in 1939.
Day 7: Khugnu Khan Natural Reserve
This is a perfect place for having different feelings because there are various scenery in one place, such as, grassland where horseman herding flock of sheep, strip of sand dune where you can ride a camel over, and big mountains which have beautiful granite rock formations where you can do some hiking and climbing. You will get real interactions with true nomads.
Elsen Tasarkhai /The Semi Gobi/ & back to Ulaanbaatar
Elsen tasarkhai is a part of the Mongol Els sand dunes, which stretchs along the Tuv, Uvurkhangai and Bulgan provinces. The area is surrounded by sand dunes, hills covered with rare bushes and a small forest near a river.
Together this presents a unique combination of Mongolian mountains, forests and Gobi-type landscape in one location. The area is populated by the Maral stag (elk), wolves, deer and fox. The Elsen Tasarhai literally means "an isolated torn-off piece of sand" and it is a small sequence of real desert in the midst of green steppes. It feels like in the Gobi Desert, and visitors can hike in the sand dunes.
Accommodations: Guest Gers by nomadic families, Ger camps
Activities: Hiking, Horse & Camel riding, Visiting musuems & attractions
Transpotations: SUV 4x4, Mini Van, Vehicle depending on number of travelers
The Price for 2pax- $90 per person/day
The Price is flexible for number of travelers
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.